Pearson Software Quality Engineer in Colombo, Sri Lanka
Software Quality Engineer
At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.
Responsibilities and domain knowledge should cover as it assigned by the leadership
Adhere to company and project standards and guidelines.
Should support initiatives to achieve organization objectives
Participate in overall Pearson Lanka testing requirements including down time testing, All hands testing Chaos testing and Release Train Automation test execution.
Awareness of Pearson Lanka and SQE department goals and support the team to achieve those goals
Awareness of release process, all SQE artifacts, Tools and methodologies in the organization
Should be able to understand requirements clearly & relationships of new requirements to existing functionality from Business perspective
Ability to understand requirement and technical reference documents, charts, diagrams without a doubt and able to review and escalate any issues
Responsible for implementing test scenarios and test cases based on designed provided. peer reviewing QA artifacts such as test cases and test scenarios
Ability to develop parts of the test strategies and contribute test strategy design process
Ability to understand, troubleshoot and differentiate defects and requirement without a doubt
Responsible for On time delivery and timely escalations/update of risks, issues, status and exemptions to leadership
Should be able to support the Project team on Automation or Performance testing by creating and executing Automation/Performance scripts.
Should have a good knowledge of Automation and performance tools, architecture, framework and technologies used
Awareness of DB IDEs used
Effective communication with the team, leadership, internal and external customers covering all aspects of team needs.
Awareness of agile development practice and QA activities in the organization
Actively involve in at least one Practice Area.
Effectively participate in training organized by team/Organization and ability self-learn on domain and tools
Ability conduct training on domain/skill area
Maintain high team morale while working with other departments collaborative manner
Should support the team to achieve delivery expectations without task allocation
Actively involved in team events and organizing events
Own and complete successfully any other duties as assigned by the reporting manager
Education, Qualifications and background
BSc in Computer Science or related discipline or equivalent professional qualification
Minimum 1 year in Associate QA Engineer designation and role
Knowledge on Software Quality Assurance and testing
Knowledge in software development and the software development lifecycle.
Good analytical skills, troubleshooting and resolution skills.
Ability to self-learn and grasp the knowledge quickly.
Knowledge in Object oriented concepts, simple SQL Queries
Basic Knowledge in at least one software development tool
Ability to express and articulate the subject clearly & accurately
Ability to carry the right information to the right people
Should have an aptitude in reconciling business requirements with testing requirements with help of other stakeholders.
Knowledge of one Automation or performance test tool.
Basic knowledge on Agile/Scrum.
Should have good time management skills and optimistic attitude.
Primary Location: LK-1-Colombo
Organization: Technology & Operations
Employee Status: Regular Employee
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: Jul 15, 2019
Job Unposting: Ongoing
Schedule: Full-time Regular
Req ID: 1908622
Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.